Second food retail revolution incorporates tech while maintaining brick-and-mortar stores
A second food retail revolution, unlike the first, which was spearheaded by new entrants, is being led by existing industry leaders. For this reason, in addition to lessons learned from the many failures so far, the second-generation revolution is likely to succeed.
Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of peanuts
An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.
Francis Fluharty to lead UGA Animal and Dairy Science Department
Francis Fluharty joins the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth. Fluharty has also worked to improve profitability, as food animal agriculture must be economically-sustainable for farm families.
Buying seeds and growing transplants helps gardeners save money.Author: STEPHEN GARTON Published 03/12/2015
Successful vegetable gardens get lots of sun and air and have loose, rich soil.Author: Michael J. Wheeler Published 03/12/2015
Some gardening problems can be prevented with proper watering, careAuthor: Amanda Tedrow Published 03/12/2015
UGA horticulturists say the key to a successful garden is in the planning.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/10/2015
Gardeners itching to jump the gun can plant garden peas.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 03/10/2015
Growing cauliflower is worth the work for adventurous gardeners.Author: Josie A Krogh Published 02/24/2015
Bust your winter blahs with yard and garden prep.Author: Heather Kolich Published 01/28/2015
UGA plant breeders are working to make organic seeds more disease resistant.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/28/2015
Take time for research, planning before farming for profit.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2015
System constructed to demonstrate how to feed a small family on a limited budget.Author: Jordan Hill Published 12/09/2014